Survey on dispute resolution choices

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) has released the results of their survey on the use of dispute resolution mechanisms. The survey had responses from over 300 corporate and external counsel around the world. It covered choices about disputes between 2016 and 2018. According to the Ministry of Law

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New Rules to be launched for ‘Med-Arb’

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada (ADRIC) has recently announced its intention to launch new Med-Arb rules, Med-Arb designation and accreditation criteria and Med-Arb templates at its Annual National Conference in Victoria, BC on November 20-22, 2019. This article discusses Med-Arb as a process and comments on the proposed

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The costs of refusing to mediate

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed in the case of Gore v Naheed & Anor that a party who refuses to mediate will not automatically be penalised in costs because there is no general rule that refusal is automatically unreasonable. The facts The claimant, Mr Gore, was successful in his claim for damages and an

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